Matt Simpson

Matt Simpson financial analyst

Matt Simpson

Market Analyst

Matt Simpson is a certified technical analyst who combines charts and fundamentals to generate trading themes. He has traded spot FX and CFDs for over 10 years and more recently traded futures markets.

Over the past decade, Matt has provided analysis and education for several brokers across Asia. And as part of a trade recommendations team he developed expertise in strategy design, development and back-testing which he blends with his overall analytical framework.

Matt was also a regular guest on Bloomberg Radio and Sky News Business, and frequently quoted in financial organisations including Reuters, Dow Jones and CNBC.



Singapore Airlines (SIA) profits set to fly?

Singapore airlines reported a bumper profit in the first quarter, and with demand expected to continuing picking up it sets the tone for future earnings.


European Open: German inflation reports in focus, brent hits resistance

Several regional inflation report are released for Germany at 09:00 which ca provide a lead on what to expect for the German and eurozone inflation reports.


Singapore swing, anyone?

We’ve noticed an interesting technical lsetup on USD/SGD, although with the FOMC meeting just hours away it could be a make or break moment for the setup.


Gold steady ahead of FOMC - potential breakout in focus

Gold is holding above support ahead of today's FOMC meeting, and shows the potential for a continuation breakout.


European Open: FTSE falters at resistance, gold steady ahead of FOMC

Another reversal pattern has formed at a key resistance level on the FTSE 100, whilst gold shows the potential for a continuation breakout.


Alibaba set for wider appeal with primary Hong Kong listing

Alibaba rose around 6% during Asian trade after announcing its intention to apply for a primary listing in Hong Kong.


European Open: Are geopolitical tensions set to push oil prices higher again?

With oil prices having fallen over 20% from their highs and Russia set to close gap supplies once more, we see the potential for oil to hit bid again.


Commitment of traders report (COT): Bulls return to the yen

Whilst traders remain heavily net-short Japanese yen futures, we’ve taken note that gross longs have risen to their highest level since March 2021.


European Open: A slight risk-off vibe is apparent, WTI below 200-day eMA

We begin the week with a slight risk-off vibe, with ongoing concerns that the US is heading towards a recession.

Market chart showing uptrend

Wall Street looks past weak economic data, PMI’s up next

More economic data points to further weakness for the US economy, it hasn’t prevented key stock market indices enjoying a countertrend bounce.


European Open: Has gold finally found a floor?

We warned of potential support in yesterday’s gold wrap report, and price action since appears promising that a swing low is in the making – at least over the near-term.

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July 22, 2022 03:51 PM